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Friday, December 8, 2023

SLMC issues ultimatum to Hakeem

Minister of Justice and Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), Rauff Hakeem, has been given an ultimatum of one month by his party hierarchy to deal with the government over the alleged harassment and intimidation of the Muslims in the country and to arrive at a solution to the problem, sources said.

SLMC Supreme Command member Mohamad Naseer, meanwhile said the party had requested an urgent meeting with the president to discuss issues that are of critical importance to the Muslims.

 Meanwhile, inside SLMC sources said the SLMC High Command decided to give the ultimatum of one month to the SLMC Leader to negotiate Muslim grievance s with the government.

The decision was taken after a heated argument at the meeting where the leader came under severe criticism by the party members for failing to take a firm stance against the recent incidents against Muslims in the country.
Minister Hakeem accepted his party’s decision, and had pledged to seek an audience with the President to discuss the issues pertaining to Muslims.


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